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    Submission for OMB Review: Comment Request
[Federal Register: January 8, 2010 (Volume 75, Number 5)][Notices]               [Page 1087]
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Office of the Secretary

Submission for OMB Review: Comment Request

January 4, 2010.
    The Department of Labor (DOL) hereby announces the submission of 
the following public information collection request (ICR) to the Office 
of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance 
with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104-13, 44 U.S.C. 
chapter 35). A copy of this ICR, with applicable supporting 
documentation; including, among other things, a description of the 
likely respondents, proposed frequency of response, and estimated total 
burden may be obtained from the RegInfo.gov Web site at http://
www.reginfo.gov/public/do/PRAMain or by contacting Darrin King on 202-
693-4129 (this is not a toll-free number)/e-mail: DOL_PRA_PUBLIC@dol.gov.
    Interested parties are encouraged to send comments to the Office of 
Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attn: OMB Desk Officer for the 
Department of Labor--Occupational Safety and Health Administration 
(OSHA), Office of Management and Budget, Room 10235, Washington, DC 
20503, Telephone: 202-395-7316/Fax: 202-395-5806 (these are not toll-
free numbers), E-mail: OIRA_submission@omb.eop.gov within 30 days from 
the date of this publication in the Federal Register. In order to 
ensure the appropriate consideration, comments should reference the OMB 
Control Number (see below).
    The OMB is particularly interested in comments which:
     Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is 
necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, 
including whether the information will have practical utility;
     Evaluate the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the 
burden of the proposed collection of information, including the 
validity of the methodology and assumptions used;
     Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the 
information to be collected; and
     Minimize the burden of the collection of information on 
those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate 
automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection 
techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting 
electronic submission of responses.
    Agency: Occupational Safety and Health Administration.
    Type of Review: Revision and extension of a previously approved 
    Title of Collection: OSHA Data Initiative (ODI).
    OMB Control Number: 1218-0209.
    Affected Public: Business or other for-profits and State, Local, or 
Tribal Government.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 120,000.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 20,000.
    Estimated Total Annual Costs Burden (excludes hourly wage costs): 
    Description: To meet the Agency's program needs, OSHA is proposing 
to continue its initiative to collect injury and illness data and the 
number of workers and hours worked from establishments in portions of 
the private sector and some State government agencies. The purpose of 
the data collection is to compile occupational injury and illness data 
from employers within specific industries and size categories allowing 
OSHA to calculate occupational injury and illness rates by employer and 
specific industry. The agency will require this information from up to 
120,000 employers required to create and maintain records pursuant to 
29 CFR Part 1904. For additional information, see the related 60-day 
preclearance notice published in the Federal Register at Vol. 74 FR 
45881 on September 4, 2009. PRA documentation prepared in association 
with the preclearance notice is available on http://www.regulations.gov 
under docket number OSHA-2009-0029.

Darrin A. King,
Departmental Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2010-86 Filed 1-7-10; 8:45 am]